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Standardizing the resolution claims for coherent microscopy

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The definition and reporting of spatial resolution for coherent imaging methods varies widely in the imaging community. We advocate the use of a standard spoke-pattern imaging target and the mandatory inclusion of information about underlying a priori assumptions.

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  1. Department of Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA

    • Roarke Horstmeyer
    •  & Changhuei Yang
  2. Institute of Physical Chemistry, Abbe Center of Photonics, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Helmholtzweg 4, 07743 Jena, Germany

    • Rainer Heintzmann
  3. Leipniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Albert Einstein Straße 9, 07745 Jena, Germany

    • Rainer Heintzmann
  4. Quantitative Light Imaging Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA

    • Gabriel Popescu
  5. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA

    • Laura Waller

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